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Careers in Genealogy: Want to be a Professional?


Many family historians would love to turn their rewarding hobby into an equally rewarding business. Antony Marr talks about how to make that a reality. 

In this half-day course, Antony covers: 

- Establishing yourself as a business;

- Possible qualifications to achieve;

- Joining professional bodies and accreditation;

- Costs, charges, business plans and the numerous other things to consider.

There will be a question and answer session at the end of the course.


About the Tutor: Anthony Marr is a professional genealogist and owner of Chalfont Research. He has completed the Post Graduate level certificate in ‘Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies’ with the University of Strathclyde and also hold a Certificate in Education from the University of Greenwich.

Antony previously worked in the police service, and later as a Deputy Registrar in Buckinghamshire, dealing with all aspects of the registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages in the county. He is the chairman of the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives, and a regular tutor for the Society of Genealogists.

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